newszine

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise

1 day ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise
MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some areas. The Bureau of Animal Industry had reported an increased mortality of pigs “raised by farmers in their backyards”, but Read More

Scout24 to explore sale or spin-off of autos platform

7 days ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Scout24 to explore sale or spin-off of autos platform
MUNICH (Reuters) – German classifieds group Scout24 (G24n.DE) said on Tuesday it would explore a sale or spin-off of its autos platform and borrow more to buy back shares, after facing calls from activist investor Elliott to boost shareholder returns. FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of Scout24, an operator of digital marketplaces for real estate and Read More

‘Their heads should be cut off’: Belgian volunteers who wore shorts flee Morocco

1 week ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on ‘Their heads should be cut off’: Belgian volunteers who wore shorts flee Morocco
Three young Belgian girls are returning home from volunteer work in Morocco after a local school teacher allegedly threatened to behead them, for wearing shorts. The teacher has been arrested and the charity’s work curtailed. The girls were part of a group of nearly 40 volunteers who were helping to build a road in the Read More

‘Their heads should be cut off’: Young volunteers who wore shorts flee Morocco

1 week ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on ‘Their heads should be cut off’: Young volunteers who wore shorts flee Morocco
Three young Belgian girls are returning home from volunteer work in Morocco after a local school teacher allegedly threatened to behead them, for wearing shorts. The teacher has been arrested and the charity’s work curtailed. The girls were part of a group of nearly 40 volunteers who were helping to build a road in the Read More

Ryanair Irish pilots back industrial action as unrest spreads

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Ryanair Irish pilots back industrial action as unrest spreads
DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ryanair’s (RYA.I) directly employed pilots in Ireland on Friday voted in favor of industrial action unless pay demands are met swiftly, with Spanish pilots also threatening to join growing unrest at the airline. FILE PHOTO: Ryanair logo is pictured on the the jacket of a cabin crew member ahead of a news Read More

Rare giant panda twins born at Belgian zoo

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Rare giant panda twins born at Belgian zoo
A newborn twin panda cub is seen at the Pairi Daiza wildlife park, a zoo and botanical garden in Brugelette, Belgium August 9, 2019. Benoit Bouchez Pairi Daiza/Handout via REUTERS BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Giant panda twins born at a zoo in Belgium on Thursday face a precarious first few days but the “extremely rare” birth Read More

Ryanair Spanish pilots threaten strike as unrest spreads

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Ryanair Spanish pilots threaten strike as unrest spreads
FILE PHOTO: Ryanair logo is pictured on the the jacket of a cabin crew member ahead of a news conference by Ryanair union representatives in Brussels, Belgium September 13, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ryanair’s (RYA.I) main pilots union in Spain will vote in the coming days on possible industrial action, including going Read More

Russia says Siberian wildfires started on purpose by illegal loggers

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Russia says Siberian wildfires started on purpose by illegal loggers
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian prosecutors said on Tuesday that some of the vast Siberian wildfires that environmentalists have dubbed a climate emergency were started on purpose by arsonists trying to conceal illegal logging activity. President Vladimir Putin called in the army last week to help firefighters battle fires raging in remote Siberian forestland that had Read More

Belgian cyclist, 22, dies after Tour of Poland crash

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Belgian cyclist, 22, dies after Tour of Poland crash
By Lucia Binding, news reporter A promising Belgian cyclist has died following a crash on stage three of the Tour of Poland. Bjorg Lambrecht, 22, fell in the final 100km (62 miles) of Monday’s stage from Chorzow to Zabrze and was taken to hospital. According to Cycling News, he crashed into a concrete culvert and Read More

July was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth

2 weeks ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on July was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth
Last month was the hottest month globally to ever be recorded, scientists with a climate monitoring programme have said. Researchers with the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) released their findings on Monday, which said July 2019 had marginally surpassed the previous record set exactly three years earlier. In a statement, the programme said Read More